Art of the Northwest Coast Indians

Art of the Northwest Coast Indians

Book - 1950
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Here is the most complete text and general collection of illustrations of Northwest Coast Indian art written in the last twenty years. The art objects shown and described in this book are to the anthropologist and the artist what original documents are to the historian. Each individual work of art shows in concrete form the speculations about life and nature which took root among these primitive peoples. As such they form part of the vast mosaic of culture patterns of early North America.

Prefacing the illustrations is a text divided into two parts. The first discusses the tribes, their social life, culture, and religion. The second part deals with general aspects of primitive art, as well as the main features of the art of the Northwest Coast Indians. Mr. Inverarity describes and explains their consistent and highly developed use of symbols and the formulas used in their skillful adaptation of designs.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 1950
ISBN: 9780520005952
0520005953
9780520005945
0520005945
Branch Call Number: 709.011 INV 1950
Characteristics: 243 p. : ill

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